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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scream v. i. [imp. & p. p. Screamed p. pr. & vb. n. Screaming.]  To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.
    I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry.   --Shak.
    And scream thyself as none e'er screamed before.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scream·ing, a.
 1. Uttering screams; shrieking.
 2. Having the nature of a scream; like a scream; shrill; sharp.
    The fearful matrons raise a screaming cry.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: loud and sustained; shrill and piercing; "hordes of
             screaming fans"; "a screaming jet plane"; "a screaming
             fury of sound"; "a screeching parrot"; "screeching
             brakes"; "a horde of shrieking fans"; "shrieking
             winds" [syn: screaming(a), screeching(a), shrieking(a)]
      2: so extremely intense as to evoke screams; "in screaming
         agony"; "a screaming rage" [syn: screaming(a)]
      3: resembling a scream in effect; "screaming headlines";
         "screaming colors and designs" [syn: screaming(a)]
      4: marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive
         laughter; "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce";
         "uproarious stories" [syn: hilarious, screaming(a), uproarious]
      n 1: sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
           [syn: scream, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching]
      2: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at
         the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the
         brakes" [syn: screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking,